In very sad news, months after Empire actress Lindsay Perlman was found dead in her car, new details have been released, with the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s office ruling her death a suicide.
He died of sodium nitrate poisoning, according to an autopsy report obtained by People magazine. Docs noted the presence of non-toxic levels of lorazepam metoclopramide and codeine in his system at the time of his death.
In February law enforcement sources told TMZ that the 43-year-old had left two suicide notes before he died. Insiders said Lindsay called her husband Vance Smith and said she was committing suicide, after which she called the police and tried hard to find him.
During that time she apparently went and parked her car at the base of the popular Runyon Canyon hiking trail in Hollywood. It was there that he reportedly took enough pills to overdose. On Friday, a passenger saw his body and called up the authorities.
TMZ says Lindsay left a suicide note at the home and that the other person in the car asked who would call her to call 911. Sources said that she was suffering from depression for years.
The LAPD issued a statement after his body was found, saying that at approximately 8:30 a.m. this morning Hollywood area officials received a radio call by the LA County Coroner’s Office to investigate the deaths at Franklin Avenue and North Sierra Bonita Avenue. found. answered. The cause of death of the person has been confirmed to be Lindsey Erin Perlman, which will be determined by the coroner.
Officers and friends were searching for Perlman, who was last seen near LA’s Thai Town neighborhood on February 13, and invited the public to volunteer for his whereabouts, an LAPD spokesman later confirmed. That his body was found about four miles away from his last glimpse.
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